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    Blogtober: My Recent Favourite Audiobooks

    Have we ever lived in a better time for technology, especially considering the capabilities of audiobooks now? Gone are the clumbersome Tapes and CD’s, replaced by the mobile app. It’s easy, it’s quick and you can listen while cooking dinner. We have A- list stars looking to queue up to be the voice of blockbuster reads, everyone wants in on it! I’m going to give a run down of my favourite top 10 of this year! The Secret Commonwealth By Phillip Pullman It is 20 years since the events of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacqua begin her life-changing journey.  It is…

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    Blogtober: Autumnal Bookshelf Ideas

    Hey, and welcome to Blogtober day 7. Can’t believe that I have managed to blog for seven days straight! I don’t know if I will manage every day of the month but I’ll give it a damn good go! Do you love decorating your bookshelves with a seasonal or holiday theme? I have to admit that I don’t usually do it but after researching the good old web, I’ve seen so many beautiful and awesome ideas. I just wish I had the time to do it properly. In this post I’m going to share with you some quick and easy Ideas that I’ve come with to make your bookshelves popping…

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    Top Ten Haunting Psychological Thrillers

    Halloween is creeping up on us and it’s time for costumes, sweets, the clocks going back, scary movies and, of course books that keep you up all night reading and question the very fabric of human emotion. I’ve compiled a list of ten of the best Psychological Thrillers that tell a tale of murder, twist and turns, false turns and twisted characters. So without further ado lets get started. Jason Dessen is walking home through the chilly Chicago streets one night, looking forward to a quiet evening in front of the fireplace with his wife, Daniela, and their son, Charlie—when his reality shatters. It starts with a man in a…

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    Blogtober: Coziest places to read in Glasgow

    So you have a day spare and you are dying to read that new book you’ve been waiting months to be released. You are bored of sitting in the house so what do you do? Glasgow is a bustling city and you assume there isn’t many quiet spots, right? Well grab a cuppa and a biscuit and let me enlighten you to the wonders of Glasgow’s hidden quiet gems. You are in for a treat. West Brewery A lovely quiet bar area to read in that serves beautiful and rich German inspired beers. It’s got a lovely atmosphere and the staff are friendly and very accomodating. Ashton Lane Ashton Lane…

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    Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

    On the blog today, I bring you the review for Ready Player one by Ernest Cline.  I like to bring a variety of reviews both good and bad.  This one won’t be a good one, but I like to be honest and give my thoughts and feelings because first and foremost, I do this for the readers.  This book originally appealed to me for the geek culture and 80’s reference that the book was based on.  I love a geek infested read but I was left feeling on the most part unimpressed throughout most of the book.  Now, I know what you are thinking, that this a majorly hyped book,…

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    Anticipated Book Releases: Blogtober

    Right, I’m going to attempt to get on the blogtober bandwagon. If I can aim to post every other day I’ll be happy! I started my blog back in May, how on earth has that happened? I’m going to follow some prompts to hopefully keep me motivated and on track and today we have my most anticipated book releases for October. SYNOPSIS The mesmerizing adult debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends,…